Remember when “the madwoman in the attic” was more than just a metaphor for the female imagination?
But why do voters in the sixth district of Minnesota want to be represented by a madwoman?
Remember when it signified an actual ... “madwoman”, in an actual ... “attic”?
The shrieks of the madwoman, who was no longer visible, rang out from the darkness as from a grave.
Pascal fixed a penetrating look on the madwoman, and then on his father and uncle.
She was like a madwoman; she saw everything before her eyes; she lived the past over again.
The boy raised his eyes to the madwoman's face, and both looked at each other.
He leapt into the room and threw away his revolver in order to seize the madwoman.
A loud cry from the madwoman, a terrified call would have sufficed.
As the madwoman turned to attack her, the room was filled with men, headed by the sergeant.